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Urban and country buses from around Australia

Adelaide's O-Bahn Busway

The weirdest mode of public transport in Adelaide is the O-Bahn - a concrete guideway that lets buses run at 100 km/h, and the driver don't need to steer.

Adelaide's O-Bahn Busway recovery truck

December 01, 2011

With the O-Bahn Busway in Adelaide they need a special double ended tow truck to rescue buses stranded on the concrete guideway. It also seems to be used to move normal buses.

Adelaide buses

July 12, 2015

All of the route bus services in Adelaide are operated under the AdelaideMetro name and livery, but are contracted out to a number of private companies. As of 2011 a new red front livery is replacing the previous yellow fronted version.

Airport buses of Victoria

Several airport bus services connect the suburbs and regional centres to both Melbourne and Avalon Airports.

Avalon Airshow 2011 buses

March 06, 2011

Shuttle buses operate between Lara station and Avalon Airport to transport patrons to the Avalon Airshow. This year Kastoria, Sita and Mitchell Transit supplied the buses.

Avass electric bus

September 13, 2018

Avass is a company based out of Avalon Airport that manufactures electric buses.

Bacchus Marsh Coaches

July 30, 2019

Bacchus Marsh Coaches runs town bus services in the township of Bacchus Marsh.

Ballarat buses

Buses in Ballarat are operated by CDC Ballarat, formerly Davis Bus Lines, part of CDC Victoria.

Bendigo buses

March 19, 2018

Buses in Bendigo are operated by Christians Bus Co, McIvor Transit, and Whitmore Group.

Brisbane buses and busways

April 13, 2015

Buses from Brisbane and South East Queensland

Broadmeadows Bus Service

August 24, 2013

Broadmeadows Bus Service operates buses in Melbourne's northern suburbs

Bus bits and pieces

December 10, 2018

More bus related bits and pieces

Bus depots of Melbourne

August 10, 2019

A look at bus depots from Melbourne and beyond

Buses in the snow

May 09, 2011

Buses operating in Australia's snow fields

Bus stops and infrastructure in Victoria

August 16, 2019

All kinds of bus infrastructure - bus stops and interchanges

Cairns buses

August 25, 2014

Buses in and around the Queensland city of Cairns.

CDC Melbourne

August 22, 2019

CDC Melbourne is the brand name for buses operated by CDC Victoria out of their Oakleigh, Sunshine, Truganina and Tullamarine depots.

Chadstone tourist shuttle bus

July 29, 2019

Chadstone Shopping Centre operates a free tourist shuttle bus from Federation Square, making it easy for cashed up visitors to empty their wallets, while avoiding the need to understand the mess of connecting buses operated by PTV.

City Sightseeing Melbourne

August 14, 2019

City Sightseeing Melbourne commenced running a hop-on hop off tourist bus service around the Melbourne CBD in 2013

Cranbourne Transit

July 14, 2018

Cranbourne Transit operates bus services in Melbourne;'s outer south-eastern suburbs

Dee Decker Tours

Dee Decker Tours runs party buses in Melbourne using a fleet of single and double deck buses.

Driver Bus Lines

June 09, 2012

Driver Bus Lines once operated five bus routes in Melbourne's east, until they were sold to CDC Melbourne in July 2013.

Dysons Bus Services

August 17, 2019

Dysons Bus Services operates 31 bus routes in Melbourne northern suburbs.

Eastrans

December 03, 2014

Eastrans was a brand used by Kefford Corporation for bus routes in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, based out of their Oakleigh depot. In October 2014 it was rebranded as CDC Melbourne.

East West Bus Company

May 02, 2018

East West Bus Company is a joint venture between Dyson Group and Reservoir Bus Company that operates three bus routes in Melbourne's north-east.

Geelong buses

August 16, 2019

CDC Geelong (formerly Benders Busways) and McHarry's Buslines operate the bus services in Geelong, Victoria

Gold Coast buses

December 10, 2017

Buses on Queensland's Gold Coast

Grenda's Bus Services

June 09, 2012

Grenda's Bus Services once operated 23 bus routes around Melbourne, until acquired by Ventura Bus Lines in 2011.

Heritage buses

March 05, 2012

Historical buses now preserved by heritage groups

Hope Street Bus Line

September 29, 2012

Until September 2012 route 509 in Brunswick was operated by Hope Street Bus Line

Kastoria Bus Lines

August 17, 2019

Kastoria Bus Lines operates bus services in Melbourne's north-west and western suburbs

McKenzie's Tourist Services

July 17, 2010

McKenzie's Tourist Services operates buses in Melbourne's outer east

Melbourne 2015 industrial action

September 10, 2015

In 2015 the Rail, Tram and Bus Union has launched industrial action against both Metro Trains and Yarra Trams, following the breakdown in negotiations around their new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.

Melbourne buses

Buses running normal route services around Melbourne and the surrounding suburbs.

Melbourne Bus Link

April 25, 2013

Melbourne Bus Link operated nine bus routes in Melbourne's inner west and south-east between 1998 and 2013, that were once part of the government operated Met Bus.

Melbourne rail replacement buses

August 22, 2019

When the *%@! hits the fan on Melbourne's rail network, buses have to be called in to operate a replacement service for passengers.

Melbourne Visitor Shuttle

May 03, 2017

The Melbourne Visitor Shuttle was a tourist-oriented bus service operated by Driver Bus Lines on behalf of the City of Melbourne from March 2006 until August 2017. Originally free and known as the 'Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle', it was renamed 'Melbourne Visitor Shuttle' in 2013, with fares introduced in October 2013

Moonee Valley Coaches

August 17, 2019

Moonee Valley Coaches operates two bus routes in Melbourne's inner northern suburbs

Moreland Bus

December 26, 2017

Moreland Bus operates two bus routes in Melbourne's inner north

National Bus Company

August 29, 2013

Between 1993 and 2013 National Bus Company operated buses on the former Public Transport Corporation network based out of depots located at Doncaster and North Fitzroy.

Night Network Melbourne

February 05, 2018

'Night Network' is the brand name for all night trains and trams across Melbourne on Friday and Saturday nights, as well as a revamped Nightrider bus service.

NSW TrainLink road coaches

March 30, 2017

NSW TrainLink coach services throughout New South Wales are operated by a number of private operators under contract to the NSW Government

Panorama Coaches

April 20, 2019

Panorama Coaches operates four bus routes in Diamond Creek and Eltham.

PTV Night Network launch

October 30, 2015

On October 30, 2015 the politicians visited Federation Square to launch PTV's new 'Night Network' - all night trains and trams, as well as a rejigged Nightrider bus service.

Regional Rail Link rail replacement services

For two weeks in July 2011 the railway between Footscray and Sunshine will be closed to allow the first stage of Regional Rail Link works to proceed. Metro's Sydenham line service will be replaced by a bus service between Albion Station and Flemington Racecourse - by the looks of the bus interchanges, this will not be the only series of disruptions.

Reservoir Bus Company

November 23, 2011

Reservoir Bus Company once operated buses in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, until acquired by Dyson Group in December 2012.

Road coaches

August 22, 2019

Road coaches from across Australia

Route 82 tram replacement buses

January 29, 2014

During hot weather trams on route 82 between Moonee Ponds and Footscray are replaced by buses, freeing up the non-air conditioned Z3 class trams to fill in for failed air conditioned trams elsewhere on the Yarra Trams network.

Route 109 'City Express' bus

October 19, 2018

During cruise ship season a route 109 'City Express' bus operates between Station Pier and the Melbourne CBD, reducing the load placed on the normal route 109 tram services to Port Melbourne.

Ryans Bus Service

September 07, 2018

Ryans Bus Service operates three bus routes in Melbourne's north-western suburbs

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